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Over 7,000 Women Personnel Serving In Army, 1,636 In Air Force & 748 In Navy: Centre

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Over 7,000 Women Personnel Serving In Army, 1,636 In Air Force & 748 In Navy: Centre

New Delhi: Over 7,000 girls personnel are serving within the Indian Military at current adopted by 1,636 within the Indian Air Pressure and 748 within the Navy, in line with particulars supplied by the federal government in Lok Sabha on Friday.

Replying to a query, Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt stated 7,093 girls are within the Military, which included 6,993 within the Military Medical Corps, Military Dental Corps and Navy Nursing Service (MNS). Hundred girls are serving in different ranks.

Bhatt stated, at present girls are serving in officer’s cadre solely within the Indian Air Pressure (IAF) and their power as on March 1 (excluding medical and dental branches) is 1,636.

“As on date, girls are employed within the Navy within the officer’s rank. The power of ladies officers within the Indian Navy, as on March 9 is 748, together with medical and dental officers,” he stated Bhatt stated employment within the Indian armed forces is gender impartial. “There isn’t any distinction within the deployment and dealing situations of female and male troopers within the arms and providers wherein they serve,” he stated.

“The postings are as per organisational necessities and employment is as per {qualifications} and repair qualitative necessities,” he stated.

Referring to the Military, the minister stated consequent to grant of Everlasting Fee to girls officers, a gender impartial profession development coverage protecting employment and promotional points was promulgated on November 23, 2021, offering equal alternatives to girls officers.

In regards to the IAF, he stated girls officers are empowered to carry key appointments, together with commanding officers, in fight items of assorted subject items.

“The foundations on this regard are gender impartial and supply them equal alternatives. Their medical health and medical situations are additionally factored previous to their efficient utilisation,” he stated.

On employment of ladies within the Navy, Bhatt stated officers are given alternatives for partner co-location, re-settlement posting and compassionate grounds posting in a gender impartial method.

To a separate query, he stated a proposal for creation of Non-Lapsable Defence Modernisation Fund (DMF) is into consideration with the Ministry of Defence.

“The DMF shall be out there for modernisation of defence forces and would complement the common yearly budgetary allocations by eliminating any uncertainty in provisioning of satisfactory funds for varied defence functionality growth and infrastructure initiatives,” he stated.

“An acceptable mechanism for operationalising the fund is being labored out in session with the Ministry of Finance,” he stated.

Numerous parliamentary panels had additionally really useful the structure of the DMF in order that the unspent budgetary allocation to the three providers will be retained even after the tip of the fiscal 12 months. 

(This report has been revealed as a part of the auto-generated syndicate wire feed. Excpet for the headline, no modifying has been carried out within the physique by ABP Dwell.)


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